Confocal micro-fluorescence and Raman spectroscopy across grain boundaries in transparent Nd3+: YAG ceramic laser gain media

M. O. Ramírez, A. Stevenson, J. Stitt, Gary Lynn Messing, Venkatraman Gopalan

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Abstract

Confocal Micro-Raman and Micro-Fluorescence studies have been performed on unetched Nd3+:YAG transparent ceramic laser media. Evidence of Nd3+ segregation at grain boundaries and the possibility of generating 3D spatial mapping across the sample are demonstrated.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2007
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)1557528349, 9781557528346
StatePublished - 2007
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2007 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: May 6 2007May 6 2007

Other

OtherConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2007
CountryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD
Period5/6/075/6/07

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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